Economics of Robotic Surgery. Does It Make Sense and for Whom?

Stephen Williams, Kris Prado, Jim C. Hu

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Abstract

The authors performed a literature review to identify cost-effectiveness research as it pertains to robotic surgery. There is increased utilization of robotic surgery in urology with limited comparative effectiveness research demonstrating superiority over conventional, less costly treatment options. Further research into identifying determinants for optimal utilization of robotics and newer technology is needed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)591-596
Number of pages6
JournalUrologic Clinics of North America
Volume41
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Costs
  • Robotic
  • Surgery
  • Treatments
  • Utilization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology
  • Medicine(all)

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Economics of Robotic Surgery. Does It Make Sense and for Whom? / Williams, Stephen; Prado, Kris; Hu, Jim C.

In: Urologic Clinics of North America, Vol. 41, No. 4, 01.11.2014, p. 591-596.

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